Alex Salmon

PERTH: Thirty people rallied against a proposed new gas plant on July 10 outside the Perth Offices of Chevron and Shell. The protest was organised by the Wilderness Society. The two companies are considering joining a proposed joint venture development with fellow-fossil fuel companies Woodside, BHP Billiton and BP for a gas processing (LNG) industrial hub at James Price Point, 50 km north of Broome, in the Kimberly.

Local community activist, socialist, wharfie and unionist Sam Wainwright will stand in the Hilton ward in the October Fremantle Council elections.

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

Written by John Boyne & Mark Herman

Directed by Mark Herman

With Asa Butterfield, Vera Farmiga, David Thewlis & Jack Scanlon

In cinemas

PERTH: One hundred students rallied on March 25 outside Perth’s Wesley church to call on the Rudd government to give fair income support for university students, to end voluntary student unionism and to stop the planned deregulation of university funding.

Fanning discontent’s Flames: Australian Wobbly Poetry, Scurrilous Doggerel and Song, 1914-2007

Corrosive Press, 2007

43 pages, $2

Email Entropy4@gmail.com

On June 22, 80 people attended a World Refugee Day forum organised by Project Safecom at the Fremantle Navy club entitled “Why the boats must come”.

Around 80 students rallied outside the Perth Cultural Centre on May 2 during a National Union of Students (NUS) day of action to demand a better future. Protesters called for better access to education, the repeal of Work Choices, and government

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